Melissa, Texas is located 35 miles north of downtown Dallas in the dynamic growth area of Northeastern Collin County. It is a fast growing family-friendly community with a population of 6,000. It is home to recognized Melissa Independent School district and EXEMPLARY rated Harry Mckillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediary Schools.
Residents choose Melissa for the ability to be close to all the services and amenities of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex while being able to enjoy the small town feel that Melissa carefully protects. The City of Melissa is located in the dynamic growth area of northeast Collin County at the crossroads of three major highways, attracting new residents and businesses alike.
Some of the area’s finest homebuilders and developers have been instrumental in helping Melissa foster and maintain a family-friendly environment of luxurious yet affordable homes. There are currently eight different communities in Melissa to choose from served by the Recognized Melissa ISD which includes the Exemplary rated Harry McKillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediate Schools.
Melissa’s historic downtown is the town’s centerpiece around which the annual Freedom Celebration and Christmas Parade take place. Melissa’s comprehensive master plan will strategically position it with a mix of retail, manufacturing and industrial concerns to sustain desirable growth.